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jQuery Tweetify Text

Function

$.fn.tweetify = function() {
	this.each(function() {
		$(this).html(
			$(this).html()
				.replace(/((ftp|http|https):\/\/(\w+:{0,1}\w*@)?(\S+)(:[0-9]+)?(\/|\/([\w#!:.?+=&%@!\-\/]))?)/gi,'<a href="$1">$1</a>')
				.replace(/(^|\s)#(\w+)/g,'$1<a href="http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23$2">#$2</a>')
				.replace(/(^|\s)@(\w+)/g,'$1<a href="http://twitter.com/$2">@$2</a>')
		);
	});
	return $(this);
}

Usage

$("p").tweetify();

Before

<p>@seanhood have you seen this http://icanhascheezburger.com/ #lol</p>

After

<p><a href="http://twitter.com/seanhood">@seanhood</a> have you seen this
<a href="http://icanhascheezburger.com/">http://icanhascheezburger.com/</a>
<a href="http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23lol">#lol</a></p>
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